When Was the Last Time You Switched Cell Carriers?

Everyone hates their carrier, right? That's just a thing. They're either so huge that you get ripped off and can't get any customer service, or they're so small that their service coverage is weird and their handset options are lousy. But it increasingly seems like there are viable alternative options. Like Republic… » 9/22/13 2:10pm 9/22/13 2:10pm

Report: Amazon Is Testing Its Own Wireless Network

According to a Bloomberg report, Amazon has tested its own wireless network. As in a network that people would use to connect to the Internet. As in axing the middle man and essentially becoming a carrier or ISP on its own. As in potentially using a 'Amazon Wireless'-type service to get on the Internet from our Amazon… » 8/22/13 9:30pm 8/22/13 9:30pm

The Amazing History and Figures of the First Nuclear-Powered Aircraft…

The USS Enterprise, the first nuclear aircraft carrier in the world, has been officially retired today at a ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia—special appearance by Captain Kirk included. Since her comissioning in November 1961, she has served under ten Commanders-in-Chief, including John F. Kennedy during the Cuban missile … » 12/01/12 3:38pm 12/01/12 3:38pm

What Do You Hate Most About Your Cell Carrier?

Everyone moans about their cell carrier. According to a brand new Pew survey on that very topic, 77 percent of us are dissatisfied with with download speeds; 72 percent gripe about dropped calls; and 69 percent are annoyed at the amount of text message spam we receive. But what annoys you most about your cell carrier?… » 8/03/12 5:14am 8/03/12 5:14am

Why Doesn't the New iPad Allow FaceTime Over LTE?

The new iPad is, by all reports, smokin' hot. What better way to make the most of its new LTE capabilities and amazing Retina display than telling somebody about it over FaceTime? Sorry, you're out of luck; the iPad still doesn't allow FaceTime over cellular networks. » 3/15/12 4:23am 3/15/12 4:23am

States Are Lining Up to Investigate the AT&T-Mobile Deal

While no local governments have actually moved to prevent AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile USA, a whole bunch have started firing off subpoenas at both Ma Bell and Sprint, the deal's most vocal opponent. The nine states are requesting data related to antitrust investigations, which, hey, of course going from four major… » 7/12/11 5:25pm 7/12/11 5:25pm

T-Mobile's "4G" (HSPA+) Network Now in 75 Areas With Two New Devices

With 75 areas now having access to T-Mobile's HSPA+ service, you'll be wanting some new "4G" devices to use with it. The T-Mobile myTouch 4G and Dell Inspiron Mini 10 4G netbook are available from today, but you'd have to be pretty crazy to pass up the G2. » 11/03/10 5:20am 11/03/10 5:20am